§ 59. Captain CUNNINGHAM-REID
asked the Financial Secretary to the War Office how many Majors of the Royal Artillery whose last command was a mechanically-drawn battery have been recommended and passed over, respectively, for promotion to the rank of Lieutenant-Colonel during the past two years, and the corresponding figure for Majors whose last command was a horse-drawn battery?
§ The FINANCIAL SECRETARY to the WAR OFFICE (Mr. Duff Cooper)
During the last two years 31 Majors, Royal Artillery, whose last command was a mechanically-drawn battery were considered for promotion to Lieutenant-Colonel, and 14 were not selected. The corresponding figures in the case of Majors whose last command was a horse-drawn battery were 39 and 8 respectively.